Trains stories, books, poems, and more

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Hello there; My name is Christopher Winton Morgan, or Mr Morgan for short. For those of you who don’t know, i am one of the many owners of British Railways, and one of my many jobs is to make sure that all trains are running to schedule without delay. Through… Read More
A story of someone braking free of poverty,and life karma. Read More

Tags: freedom, trains

It's WWII and England is in the Grips of it, a Certain Mainline Operated by the LNER and A Certain LMS class 5 is about to discover that it's different to what he has ever seen Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 08, 2016

Reads: 71

Shelves: 1

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throughout my life i have been fascinated by trains, and have dreams of working for the railroad some day, and traveling across the u.s. by train. i was inspired to write this poem as i was going to sleep at my uncle's house in chattanooga, and i could hear the… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 22, 2015

Reads: 114

Shelves: 1

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taken from my book, "In The Sand Traps Of Desire" Read More

Reads: 136

Shelves: 1

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A short observation on a commute at Manchester Victoria train station a few years ago. I liked how I was with such a diverse group of people, from different backgrounds, cultures, religions etc. yet we all had one common end of being on the same train. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

April 26, 2015

Reads: 357

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Imagination Station House

A brother and sister duo go on a journey to a world they never knew existed: Florawood. This is actually a writing piece that I had to write for school, but I'm actually very fond of it so I decided to post it here. Enjoy! Read More

Reads: 170

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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Post apocalyptic archaeologists search for metal to keep up their supply Read More
It was about mid afternoon on a sunny August day; the Thorne family was laughing over a joke Peter just told. All of the sudden painted men,  riding on  pinto horses came charging through the towering grass towards the wagon. Jetta’s heart skipped a beat. What did these Indians want?… Read More

Reads: 52

Shelves: 1

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A BOY AND GIRL IN 1950S LONDON Read More

Tags: girl, boy, london, trains, steam

i thought id write a story based on the poem 'from a railway carriage' and linked it to the father off the railway children as he returns from prison. Please read and let me know what you think and what i could add! mike Read More
Think Beau and Luke, Daisy and Boss Hogg! Watch out. It's about to get ugly. Read More
A group of railroad workers and friends decide to steal a steam locomotive and hide it, in order to save it from the scrappers torch. Read More

Reads: 71

Shelves: 1

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A BOY AND GIRL IN LONDON IN 1950S AND LIFE AS CHILDREN Read More

Reads: 400

Comments: 11

Shelves: 1

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Nasty night for a train trip. Read More

Tags: horror, trains

This is an essay written based on the three-word title which involves a man and a woman at a railway station whose life changed after a brief encounter. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 26, 2013

Reads: 69

Shelves: 1

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Shusssh! Listen to that sound...In the distance...the train. Read More
The Doctor takes Baylie to be one of the first passengers aboard the brand new trans Atlantic tunnel, a train that runs from Paris to New York along a futuristic underwater tunnel, but when the tunnel comes under threat lives are at stake and there is little time to save… Read More

Poem / Humor

February 25, 2013

Reads: 90

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A fun ride Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 18, 2013

Reads: 83

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A BOY AND TRAINS AND BAD COWBOYS IN LONDON IN 1950S Read More

Reads: 219

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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When traveling by planes, trains and taxis a sense of humor, a cross and a bottle of whiskey is required. Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

January 22, 2013

Reads: 112

Shelves: 1

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Two young brothers playing on a railroad track as a train bears down on them. The tragedy that strikes is only the beginning of their journey into darkness. Read More

Reads: 141

Shelves: 1

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This is another story-section form my multi-strand project. Please bear in mind when you read it that this is a second draft and it's not complete. Also, the character names may change. I'd be really interested in any comments people may have. Read More
A BOY AND GIRL IN LONDON IN 1950S AT WATERLOO STATION Read More

Tags: life, girl, boy, trains

Reads: 175

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

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A man entertains thoughts of his own suicide. (approx. 1600 words) Read More

Poem / Humor

February 11, 2012

Reads: 193

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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Just random. my first every attempt at poetry. took 5 minutes. Read More

Reads: 128

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Heartgrove is a steampunk town of a passed era. The Victorian mansions and slums choke the atmosphere, but Amelia Williams knows that there is no escape. The city beacons her, it calls to her. Amelia becomes enthralled by the mysterious underground of this place and its connection to her childhood… Read More
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